Margarita Beatriz Luna Ramos
Of Counsel

Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1023
mluna@vwys.com.mx

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Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1023
mluna@vwys.com.mx

  • Education & Experience
    • Doctorate in Law, Division of Higher Studies of the School of Law of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.
    • Master’s degree, with a thesis on the North American Free Trade Agreement, Division of Higher Studies of the School of Law of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.
    • Specialty in Constitutional Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.
    • Law Degree (J.D.), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.
  • Affiliations & Academic Activities
    • Member of the General Council of the Arbitration Center of Mexico, 2019.
    • Member of the Mediation and Arbitration Commission of the National Chamber of Commerce of Mexico City, 2019.
    • Member of the Mexican Arbitration Institute, since 2020.
  • Recognitions
    • The retired justice Luna Ramos has received numerous awards and recognitions from bar associations, Mexican and foreign authorities, law schools and universities, including various doctorates honoris causa. In 2012, the Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados granted her the National Jurisprudence Award, one of the highest distinctions granted by the Mexican bar associations, among other recognitions.
  • Languages
    • Spanish and English.
  • The retired justice of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) is a key asset of Von Wobeser y Sierra, strengthening its Alternative Dispute Resolution practice (Arbitration).


    The career of Dr. Luna Ramos in the Federal Judicial Branch extends over almost forty-four years. From February 19, 2004 to February 18, 2019, exactly fifteen years, she was part of the highest constitutional court of the country.

    The retired justice is an ardent supporter of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. She has participated in numerous congresses, seminars, conferences and workshops on arbitration, annulment of awards, interim measures and other extrajudicial procedures for settling disputes. Luna Ramos work in the firm is limited to internal consultancy.

    A pioneer in various areas of the Mexican legal system, she was the first woman president of the Association of Law Clerks of the SCJN (1985), the first women to preside over a national meeting of District Judges (1992), the first woman judge in electoral matters (1994) and the first woman member of the Federal Judiciary Council (2003). She was also President of the Gender Equality Committee of the Federal Judicial Branch (2015), President of the Gender and Access to Justice Commission of the Ibero-American Judicial Summit (2017) and Vice President of the International Association of Women Judges (2018), among other positions.

    A tireless scholar of the law, she has completed many diplomas and seminars, including after having been appointed District Judge, on a large variety of topics, such as foreign trade (1996), U.S. law (1997 and 2002), economic competition (2000) and international commercial arbitration (2000).